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[[Image:Uses2.jpg|thumb|left]]Marine ecosystems can provide a 'buffering' effect that protects humans from the effects of destructive perturbations such as floods and storms. Wetlands and floodplains, for example, can help to alleviate the effects of floods by trapping stormwater.
 
[[Image:Uses2.jpg|thumb|left]]Marine ecosystems can provide a 'buffering' effect that protects humans from the effects of destructive perturbations such as floods and storms. Wetlands and floodplains, for example, can help to alleviate the effects of floods by trapping stormwater.
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==See Also==
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[[Category:Coastal processes, interactions and resources]]
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[[Category:Coastal habitats and ecosystems in transitional waters]]
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[[Category:Coastal and marine issues and impacts]]
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[[Category:Restoration of coastal and marine zones]]

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(flood and storm protection)

Uses2.jpg
Marine ecosystems can provide a 'buffering' effect that protects humans from the effects of destructive perturbations such as floods and storms. Wetlands and floodplains, for example, can help to alleviate the effects of floods by trapping stormwater.

See Also